illustrated books

The Book Club of California is delighted to announce that John Windle and Chris Loker have funded an annual lecture series titled, “The Windle - Loker Lecture Series on the History of the Illustrated Book.” The lecture series is scheduled through 2022, and will bring to Book Club venues important national and international experts who will speak on the

On Monday, April 23, Australian Book Auctions sells Books and Documents, in 182 lots. The catalog is available as a PDF file. Three issues of the London Chronicle from March 1789,

85-Midolle copy.jpgNew York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 26 auction of Fine

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Guest post by Mark. S. Weiner, co-curator of the current Grolier Club exhibition, Law's Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection.

Paris - Sotheby’s, on October 10th, in Paris, in association with Binoche & Giquello, will auction off a new chapter of the remarkable library of R. & B. L. The sale will take place in the Galerie Charpentier under the hammers of both auction houses. On this occasion, the expert Dominique Courvoisier will team up with the specialists of

159-Szyk copy.jpgNew York—Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their June 13

California bookseller David Brass has uncovered a rare first edition of Edward Lear's famous children's book, A Book of Nonsense. First published in two volumes in 1846, the book includes seventy-two humorous verses,